Hero MotoCorp has unveiled a new bike in the Xtreme series, dubbed as the Xtreme 200R. The design is based on the company’s 2016 Auto Expo showcased concept naked sportbike, the Hero Xtreme 200S. The brand will launch the machine in three the single toneand two are dual-tone colour options. it is expected to be priced between Rs 85,000 to Rs 95,000.
The Hero Xtreme 200R is an upgrade to the Xtreme 150cc model, powered by an air-cooled, single cylinder 199.6cc engine. It delivers 18.4 PS at 8000 RPM and 17.1 Nm at 6500 RPM. PS, for those who don’t know, is the term used to denote BHP or brake horse power in bikes, instead of the more common BHP, used for cars.
The machine features a semi-digital instrument console, front and rear disk brakes with optional ABS (Anti Braking System), LED taillamps, tank pad to avoid scratches as the standard for all variants and improved graphics for a sporty feel.
It is claimed to achieve 0 – 60 kph is just 4.6 seconds with top speed of 114 kph. The new Xtreme is suspended by telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock at the rear.
Inspired by the other street racer bikes in the Indian market, the 200R comes with an uplifted rear seating position and leans forward slightly at the front. It has 17-inch alloy wheels with 90 and 120-section tyres at front and rear respectively.
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